The Hermitage Team of Churches have some exciting events coming up in the next few weeks, they are open to anyone, please do have a look and add to your diaries!


CAP Newbury Debt Centre Monthly Prayer Meetings


​The CAP Newbury Debt Centre really appreciate your prayers and know lots of you are praying for them on a regular basis.  Prayer is so important as a foundation for any endeavour.  As such they have decided to have a regular corporate prayer meeting once a month on the last Tuesday of the month.  

Join them, if you can, at St Nicolas Hall on the last Tuesday of the month at 19:30.  Please could you let us know if you can make it to ensure we have enough space and seating for everyone.


Community GreenFest

On Saturday 7th September, all our surrounding villages will come together at Hampstead Norreys for Community GreenFest.  This one day event will take place in various locations around Hampstead Norreys (Church, Shop, Village Hall, School, Pub etc.) with lots of activities, talks, demos, workshops and displays on all things green, eco, recycling, sustainability and advice on how to better look after our planet.  More info on the GreenFest website 

Compton's 8th Safari Supper

If you would like to take part in the 8th Annual Safari Supper give Shelley a call on the number above or drop her an email.  In aid of Compton Church restorations.

Downland Filling Station

Please join the Downland Filling Station Team on 19th Sept, 7:30pm at Hampstead Norreys Village Hall with Katherine Ganlett.  After the August break we are joined by the self described “follower of Jesus, wife of a farmer and Hub Operations Manager for Westminster Theologcal Centre”. Katherine understands and has a passion for the rural community and will be sharing with us about her latest book.

Reverend Wayne's 60th Birthday Team

Our Team Rector, Reverend Wayne will be celebrating his 60th birthday in September.  Please join him for a birthday tea on Sunday 22nd September, 2pm to 5pm at The Rectory, Hollybush Lane, Burghfield Common - all are welcome!

Reverend Clive takes to the Sky in memory of Jonathan Edwards

On Thursday 26th September our 78 year old retired Priest Clive Jones will take to the sky and perform a 15,000ft Sky Dive in memory of Jonathan Edwards, a friend and parishoner of Compton Church who passed away on 20th July 2019.  Jonathan was suffering from Motor Neurone Disease and Clive was his great friend who saw him regularly to give him the sacrement.  Clive is raising money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association to help fund vital research into finding a cure and to relieve suffering for the ill and their families.  You can donate via his Just Giving page which is here: or see Clive for a Sponsorship Form.